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File #: 16-5458    Version: 1 Name: PROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS
Type: Transfer of Funds Status: Approved
File created: 9/20/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/5/2016 Final action: 10/5/2016
Title: PROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS Department: Office of the State's Attorney - Dept. 250 Request: requesting approval by the Board of Commissioners to transfer $91,000.00 from and to the accounts listed below. Reason: This transfer of funds, which represents less than one-tenth of one percent of our 2016 budget, should be sufficient to fulfill our obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year for three accounts with projected shortages. These accounts are: 250-217 Transportation for Specific Activities, where we have seen higher than anticipated costs for bringing in witnesses from out of state and extraditing prisoners from other jurisdictions; 250-232 Boarding and Lodging of Witnesses, primarily due to the cost of relocating and protecting witnesses who are threatened; and 250-264, where expenditures for hiring experts to testify in court have been slightly higher than projected From Account(s): 250-190-Transportation and Other Travel Services, $25,000.00; 250-240-Printing...
Indexes: (inactive) ANITA ALVAREZ, Cook County State’s Attorney, (inactive) RAYMOND BALCARCEL, Chief Financial Officer, State's Attorney's Office
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PROPOSED TRANSFER OF FUNDS

Department: Office of the State's Attorney - Dept. 250

Request: requesting approval by the Board of Commissioners to transfer $91,000.00 from and to the accounts listed below.

Reason: This transfer of funds, which represents less than one-tenth of one percent of our 2016 budget, should be sufficient to fulfill our obligations for the remainder of the fiscal year for three accounts with projected shortages. These accounts are: 250-217 Transportation for Specific Activities, where we have seen higher than anticipated costs for bringing in witnesses from out of state and extraditing prisoners from other jurisdictions; 250-232 Boarding and Lodging of Witnesses, primarily due to the cost of relocating and protecting witnesses who are threatened; and 250-264, where expenditures for hiring experts to testify in court have been slightly higher than projected

From Account(s): 250-190-Transportation and Other Travel Services, $25,000.00; 250-240-Printing and Publishing, $10,000.00; 250-241-Internal Graphics and Reproduction Services, $15,000.00; 250-445-Operation of Auto Equipment, $40,000.00; 250-461-Maintenance of Facilities, $ $1,000.00.

To Account(s): 250-217-Trans Specific Activities, $41,000.00; 250-232-Lodging: Non-Employee, $42,000.00; 250-264-Expert Witness, $8,000.00

Total Amount of Transfer: $91,000.00

On what date did it become apparent that the receiving account would require an infusion of funds in order to meet current obligations? What was the balance in the account on that date, and what was the balance 30 days prior to that date?

On 7/1/2016, Account 217 had a balance of approximately $25,000.00; on 6/1/2016 the balance was approximately $115,000.00.

On 7/1/2016, Account 232 had a balance of approximately $8,000.00; on 6/1/2016 the balance was approximately $10,000.00.

On 8/1/2016, Account 264 had a balance of approximately $14,000.00; on 7/1/2016 the balance was approximately $30,000.00.

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